Tag: creation

a brief glimpse of wonder

We may not have a lot of direct sunshine for tomato plants and a lush lawn, but the benefits of living in the woods far outway the limitations. There is the beauty, the shade, the sense of not being on top of our neighbors, and – one of my favorites – the wide variety of…

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listening to leaves fall

[God] has made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure that he set forth in Christ, as a plan for the fullness of time, to gather up all things in him, things in heaven and things on earth. – Ephesians 1:9-10 One of the things I especially like about fall…

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lost in space, found in eternity

(NOTE: the two photographs of Niagara Falls are included to illustrate the infinite volume of time and eternity, pouring steadily in a torrent of experience, and new information, and consciousness, and possibility) The Big Picture So yesterday evening, walking the dog, I found myself looking deep into the heavens and thinking about the vast scope of…

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meeting God in the garden

(Note – you can find a complete set of these photographs at my Facebook page) EDEN: I don’t believe it’s an accident that gardens are featured in so many pivotal moments in the biblical narrative. The story begins in the Garden of Eden; Jesus suffered the agony of choosing us in the Garden of Gethsemane, then ushered…

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